Rapper Lupe Fiasco Creates Fiasco At Inaugural Event

Posted by | January 21, 2013 10:00 | Filed under: Top Stories

Not a very gracious artistic choice on the part of the outspoken rapper:

Although Fiasco was booked as the headliner for the StartUp RockOn concert in celebration of Obama’s reelection, the 30-year-old Chicago rapper apparently had no plans to cheer the current administration. Instead, after taking the stage at The Hamilton in Washington, he reportedly announced that he didn’t vote for the president in the 2012 election and spent more than 30 minutes performing an anti-war song.

His performance of that single tune reportedly did not go over well with both the concert organizers or audience. Kalli Jo of the New Organizing Institute tweeted:

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